FIDE announces the recipients of the support programme for veterans Print
Sunday, 16 June 2019 14:28
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Further to the decision of the Presidential Board in March, a commission was appointed to administrate the funds assigned to the support programme for veterans.

After reviewing the applications this commission, presided by FIDE Director General Emil Sutovsky, has decided to provide financial support for 2019 to the following eight distinguished veterans:

WGM Elena Fatalibekova (Russia)
GM Henrique Mecking (Brazil)
GM Oleg Romanishin (Ukraine)
GM Vladimir Okhotnik (France)
IM Jose Luis Vilela (Cuba)
IM Aly Ahmed Yasseen (Egypt)
IM Raimundo Garcia (Argentina)
IM Sergey Salov (Germany)

The support programme, for a total of 20,000 Euro, will be reviewed on an annual basis.

(Related: "FIDE launches a project to support chess veterans")
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